The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1996)


(out of 5)

Beautifully animated but overly serious Disney film loosely based on the classic Victor Hugo novel. The Hunchback (voiced by ) is now a lovable, cuddly guy living at the top of a cathedral who offers help to the sexy Esmerelda () when she inflames the passions of a sexually repressed bishop. A memorable score by Alan Menken and Steven Schwartz is a plus, but most adult viewers will be turned off by the cute supporting characters and pat happy ending that has been tacked on to this gothic classic of literature. Other voices include  and the late .

, Walt Disney Pictures

USA, 1996

Directed by

Story by , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Screenplay by Tab Murphy, , , , Jonathan Roberts, based on the novel Notre Dame de Paris by 

Produced by

Music by

Production Design by

Film Editing by

Academy Awards 1996

Golden Globe Awards 1996



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